Consumer’s Right to Know

Title IV – Federal Student Financial Aid

Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 governs the federal student financial aid programs. Georgia Southwestern State University is authorized to participate in federal Title IV programs. This authorization does not imply approval or endorsement by the U.S. Department of Education of the quality of Georgia Southwestern State University’s educational programs.

Authorization to Participate in Federal Programs

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Student Access Loan Program (SAL) 
Whenever you borrow money you must read the small print very carefully. If you are in need of additional funding for 2012-2013 (Fall Semester 2012 and Spring Semester 2013) and have exhausted all of your federal financial aid eligibility, you may want to consider the Student Access Loan Program (SAL).  SAL is a private loan program and applications will be available beginning Wednesday June 13, 2012 through Friday July 27, 2012 for the first cycle for the 2012-2013 academic year.  Additional information and the online application for this loan program can be found at this site.